You can hit first and hard with harsh words or listen first and soften hearts with understanding and keep your job/relationship.
If your boss gives you the book ‘How to Make Yourself Miserable!’, you may want to dial the AM greetings down a notch. So, I did.
They don’t care how much you know till they know how much you care about them. Show it so they know it. They’ll help you grow it.
You can never go wrong commending someone for what they did right: ‘Well done!’
‘Why not?’ questions expose weak excuses that hold you back. Why not YOU? Why not ME? Why not US? Why not NOW? Why not go for it?
Mistake #1: Making the mistake. Mistake #2: Not admitting it. Mistake #3: Blaming others. Three strikes: You’re OUT. Admit it!
You can fail by NOT doing anything but you can’t succeed with that strategy. What would be good to do? Begin.
The Two Rules for Creating GOOD First Impressions: 1. Be kind. 2. See rule #1.
How to Deal with Criticism: Yield to ‘Get over it’ and Deal with ‘Get better.’
‘You may be right’ is good. ‘I was wrong’ is good. ‘I can do better’ is good. Say and mean all three and it’s ALL good.
If ALL of your dreams come true, who will be smiling other than you? WE-dreams are WAY better than ME-dreams. Sweet dreams.
1-problem divided by 2-problem-solvers = Problem solved in half the time. If one of the 2 IS the problem, ‘Hello, long division!’